Assessment in marriage and family counseling



Complete the following:


•Select one of the scenarios from the Unit 9 Scenarios document in the Resources. The scenario you choose should be based on your program of study. If you are a MFT learner, please select an identified couple or family assessment tool from provided unit readings.


•Identify the primary question the assessment needs to address in order to best serve the client population.


•With support from scholarly literature, provide a clear description of the assessment tool and measure of the identified problem.


•Using measurement constructs, describe how the assessment is scored, interpreted, and linked to the practice of counseling.


•Evaluate how the tool can be used with clients as part of an ethical assessment process.


•Apply your selected assessment tool to your chosen scenario. Describe the process of presenting assessment results with a clear consideration of the client’s unique cultural context.


•Be certain to cite the relevant sections of the code of ethics for your profession (ACA, AAMFT, or ASCA).


Please use the Assignment Template listed under Resources to compose your Final Assignment paper.


Assignment Requirements


•Written communication: Written communication must be free of errors so that the overall message is clear.


•APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA (6th ed.) style.


•Number of resources: Minimum of five scholarly resources (distinguished submissions will likely exceed that minimum).


•Length of paper: Seven to ten double-spaced, typed pages, excluding title and reference pages.


•Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.